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Jul 25, 2023

St Samson's DIY mishap

If you've ever hurt yourself doing DIY, spare a thought for Samson, one-time abbot of Caldey Island near Tenby. According to legend, he lost one of his little fingers when he used it to lift the 12-ton capstone of Carreg Samson into place. The burial chamber ...

is somewhat older than the legend has it, though, as it dates from c.5,500 years ago. For more about the burial chamber - one of the most impressive in South Wales - use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the coast path near Abercastle where the path to the burial chamber diverges. Or click here